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Perfidious Fawkes, when you attempted your recent unspeakable outrage against the King and the English nobles—do I misjudge, or did you wish to seem merciful in one way and to atone for your crime with a kind of wicked piety?
The Sidonian woman is Jezebel, “the daughter of Ethbaal, king of the Zidonians” (I Kings xvi, 31), Ahab's queen, who threatened Elijah's life (II Kings xix, 2) and drove him into the desert. 1 oz. When St. Paul, often called Saul of ...
Gill's pardon by King Charles—November 30, 1630. of iron.” Philosophus ad regem quendam qui eum ignotum & insontem inter reos forte captum inscius dammaverat Tov čni 6avárq, tropeuépévos, haec subito misit.
In 1638 Lycidas was first published with some elegies by King's friends at Cambridge. Few of the poems in the volume are worth reading for their own sake or for any possible intrinsic connection with Lycidas, but as a group they are ...
He will not run wild and uncontrolled, with his left rein lax, to overwhelm kings in their sepulchers, ... XV, 482–92) describes the legendary Roman king Numa as learning the arts of civilization from the goddess Egeria.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - selfcallednowhere - LibraryThing
Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review